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Stonewall Jackson

Summary: Provides biographical detail on American Civil War rebel General Stonewall Jackson. Describes how he used his brilliant military tactics to give the outnumbered Confederacy a hope in the brutal civil war that engulfed the United States in the 1860's.
"Stonewall Jackson ranks among the most brilliant commanders in American history even though his field service in the Civil War lasted but two years, his movements continue to be studied at every major military academy in the world (Burke 307)." Jackson would use his brilliant military tactics to give the outnumbered Confederacy a hope in the brutal civil war that engulfed the United States in the 1860's. Jackson attended West Point Military Academy in 1842 and made few friends while there because he concentrated so hard on his learning. Jackson would serve in the United States army after his graduation before deciding to become a professor in 1851. In 1859 the thoughts of a civil war would come to his mind when he witnessed the execution of abolitionist John Brown. Jackson was a strong Unionist but when he realized his beloved state of Virginia was threatened by Federal coercion he gave his...

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